• Legislature mulls bills to require youth sports to follow concussion protocols

    HARTFORD, Conn. – The University of New Haven was way ahead of its college peers when in 2013 it became the first to use Triax Technologies headband collision sensors during athletic competition.

  • Norwalk to hold Youth Concussion Summit

    NORWALK, Conn. – A Norwalk Youth Concussion Summit tonight (Monday) at 7 in the City Hall Community Room will review how Norwalk has led the state by taking a citywide approach to addressing youth concussions. The event will be hosted by Mayor Harry Rilling, Norwalk Department of Health and Katherine Snedaker, executive director of the…

  • Concussion bill tackles awareness head on

    HARTFORD, Conn. – Casey Cochran, a former starting quarterback for the University of Connecticut, said it took about a dozen concussions to make him realize his days as a football player were over.

  • SoNo will be crawling with lit lovers; Giving Day is on the way

    Correction: Community Conversations takes place at South Norwalk Branch Library. NORWALK, Conn. – There’s still snow on the ground and a chill in the air, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spring into action this week. The Norwalk Lit Crawl is on for Tuesday night, the next Community Conversation installment and a Third Taxing District…

  • Norwalk mom looks for support for Council’s concussion program

    NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk’s youngest athletes would get the protections their older peers receive under a measure to be voted on by the Common Council Tuesday – new concussion guidelines modeled after The Concussion Aware and Prepared Program. The Recreations and Parks Committee recently approved the program, which is intended to “plug the loophole that exists…